Hadash MK Barakei indicted for assaulting cops at Bil'in protest

Hadash MK Barakeh indict

November 1, 2009 16:16

An indictment was served against MK Muhammad Barakei, chairman of the Hadash party, at the Tel Aviv District Court on Sunday. According to the indictment, Barakei assaulted policemen during protests against the security barrier at Bil'in on four occasions between 2004-2007, and on one occasion threatened a police officer. The officer was attempting to restrain protesters at the time. The village of Bil'in is a weekly flash-point for left-wing activists, anarchists and others who protest against the security barrier.

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